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10-15 March 2019
Steinmatte conference center
Europe/Zurich timezone

Global fits of BSM physics models with Gambit

13 Mar 2019, 18:00
Steinmatte Room A

Steinmatte Room A

Oral Track 2: Data Analysis - Algorithms and Tools Track 2: Data Analysis - Algorithms and Tools


Andy Buckley (University of Glasgow (GB))


The Gambit collaboration is a new effort in the world of global BSM fitting -- the combination of the largest possible set of observational data from across particle, astro, and nuclear physics to gain a synoptic view of what experimental data has to say about models of new physics. Using a newly constructed, open source code framework, Gambit have released several state-of-the-art scans of large BSM-model parameter spaces, which have revealed structures masked by the Simplified Model approach that dominates LHC collaborations' in-house data interpretations. I will present the publicly available Gambit framework for marshalling physics calculations and assembling composite likelihoods -- including its use of OpenMP and MPI parallelisation, and novel scanning algorithms -- as well as headline results from Gambit's programme of BSM data recasting.

Primary author

Andy Buckley (University of Glasgow (GB))

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